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November 13, 2002

Stupid Rituals Iraq has agreed

Stupid Rituals

Iraq has agreed with the resolution sent by the U.N., surprise, surprise. Yes, that sentence is supposed to be read in a voice dripping with sarcasm. Didnít we know this was going to happen? New agencies and government officials have been reported all week about the vote out of Iraq denounced the resolution, but that was most likely a show of disapproval and it was be accepted anyway. Good going Iraq, you really proved a point with that one. The point was that your dictator is an ass, the rest of you are puppets, and our government and the majority of the world predicted this as it occurred.

I am amazed at the trouble we go to in order to prove a point when so much time and hassle could be saved if we just did what we intended much more quickly. This latest move by Iraq reminds me of encores at a concert. Sure, the band tells us we were great, they love us and goodnight, fully aware of the fact that they are going to step backstage, down some beer, smoke some cigarettes and make us cheer like crazy for 5 minutes before coming back on stage to sing a few more songsÖÖ.JUST SING THE DAMN SONGS!!! Save all of us the time and just do it, we know it is coming anyway.

Time gives some idea as to why Iraq went along with the resolution, mostly that Saddam is homocidal, but not suicidal. Iím sure Iraq hesitated and showed resistance (because Saddam told them to) to show the rest of the world, but particularly the U.S., that they donít appreciate us and hate the fact that we are threatening them with war if they donít adhere to this latest resolution, but we donít care. Donít they know that they are dealing with a president who was probably kneeling in the White House, praying that they didnít accept the resolution, or that there was a problem in the sending of the message so that the time could pass and he could start the bombing within minutes of the deadlineís passage?

Will they follow the rules set forth by the U.N.? Probably at first, but it is doubtful that it will keep up for any length of time. It will probably fall apart when we try to enter one of his palaces, he will refuse, and we will bomb the living shit out of him. Iím convinced this is a war that President Bush wants to happen, and without doing anything illegal (Iím not accusing him of underhanded tactics) at some point we will be bombing in Iraq. Today just changed the timeline, not the inevitability of it.

Posted by Woundwort at November 13, 2002 01:44 PM | TrackBack
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